Crazed environmentalist takes hostages at Discovery Channel HQ

A crazed environmentalist named James Jay Lee, who was ‘awakened’ by Al Gore’s Inconvienent Truth, has taken hostages at the Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland (UPDATE:  according to MSNBC and Fox, all hostages are now safe).  Lee’s website,, is down, but a cached version contains his Malthusian tirade against humanity.  He calls humans “parasitic [..] infants,” proclaims that “the planet does not need humans” and calls for the dismantling of the “dangerous U.S. world economy.”  Quoted below is the cached version of the front page of Lee’s website:

“The Discovery Channel MUST broadcast to the world their commitment to save the planet and to do the following IMMEDIATELY:

1. The Discovery Channel and it’s affiliate channels MUST have daily television programs at prime time slots based on Daniel Quinn’s “My Ishmael” pages 207-212 where solutions to save the planet would be done in the same way as the Industrial Revolution was done, by people building on each other’s inventive ideas. Focus must be given on how people can live WITHOUT giving birth to more filthy human children since those new additions continue pollution and are pollution. A game show format contest would be in order. Perhaps also forums of leading scientists who understand and agree with the Malthus-Darwin science and the problem of human overpopulation. Do both. Do all until something WORKS and the natural world starts improving and human civilization building STOPS and is reversed! MAKE IT INTERESTING SO PEOPLE WATCH AND APPLY SOLUTIONS!!!!

2. All programs on Discovery Health-TLC must stop encouraging the birth of any more parasitic human infants and the false heroics behind those actions. In those programs’ places, programs encouraging human sterilization and infertility must be pushed. All former pro-birth programs must now push in the direction of stopping human birth, not encouraging it.

3. All programs promoting War and the technology behind those must cease. There is no sense in advertising weapons of mass-destruction anymore. Instead, talk about ways to disassemble civilization and concentrate the message in finding SOLUTIONS to solving global military mechanized conflict. Again, solutions solutions instead of just repeating the same old wars with newer weapons. Also, keep out the fraudulent peace movements. They are liars and fakes and had no real intention of ending the wars. ALL OF THEM ARE FAKE! On one hand, they claim they want the wars to end, on the other, they are demanding the human population increase. World War II had 2 Billion humans and after that war, the people decided that tripling the population would assure peace. WTF??? STUPIDITY! MORE HUMANS EQUALS MORE WAR!

4. Civilization must be exposed for the filth it is. That, and all its disgusting religious-cultural roots and greed. Broadcast this message until the pollution in the planet is reversed and the human population goes down! This is your obligation. If you think it isn’t, then get hell off the planet! Breathe Oil! It is the moral obligation of everyone living otherwise what good are they??

5. Immigration: Programs must be developed to find solutions to stopping ALL immigration pollution and the anchor baby filth that follows that. Find solutions to stopping it. Call for people in the world to develop solutions to stop it completely and permanently. Find solutions FOR these countries so they stop sending their breeding populations to the US and the world to seek jobs and therefore breed more unwanted pollution babies. FIND SOLUTIONS FOR THEM TO STOP THEIR HUMAN GROWTH AND THE EXPORTATION OF THAT DISGUSTING FILTH! (The first world is feeding the population growth of the Third World and those human families are going to where the food is! They must stop procreating new humans looking for nonexistant jobs!)

6. Find solutions for Global Warming, Automotive pollution, International Trade, factory pollution, and the whole blasted human economy. Find ways so that people don’t build more housing pollution which destroys the environment to make way for more human filth! Find solutions so that people stop breeding as well as stopping using Oil in order to REVERSE Global warming and the destruction of the planet!

7. Develop shows that mention the Malthusian sciences about how food production leads to the overpopulation of the Human race. Talk about Evolution. Talk about Malthus and Darwin until it sinks into the stupid people’s brains until they get it!!

8. Saving the Planet means saving what’s left of the non-human Wildlife by decreasing the Human population. That means stopping the human race from breeding any more disgusting human babies! You’re the media, you can reach enough people. It’s your resposibility because you reach so many minds!!!

9. Develop shows that will correct and dismantle the dangerous US world economy. Find solutions for their disasterous Ponzi-Casino economy before they take the world to another nuclear war.

10. Stop all shows glorifying human birthing on all your channels and on TLC. Stop Future Weapons shows or replace the dialogue condemning the people behind these developments so that the shows become exposes rather than advertisements of Arms sales and development!

11. You’re also going to find solutions for unemployment and housing. All these unemployed people makes me think the US is headed toward more war.

Humans are the most destructive, filthy, pollutive creatures around and are wrecking what’s left of the planet with their false morals and breeding culture.

For every human born, ACRES of wildlife forests must be turned into farmland in order to feed that new addition over the course of 60 to 100 YEARS of that new human’s lifespan! THIS IS AT THE EXPENSE OF THE FOREST CREATURES!!!! All human procreation and farming must cease!

It is the responsiblity of everyone to preserve the planet they live on by not breeding any more children who will continue their filthy practices. Children represent FUTURE catastrophic pollution whereas their parents are current pollution. NO MORE BABIES! Population growth is a real crisis. Even one child born in the US will use 30 to a thousand times more resources than a Third World child. It’s like a couple are having 30 babies even though it’s just one! If the US goes in this direction maybe other countries will too!

Also, war must be halted. Not because it’s morally wrong, but because of the catastrophic environmental damage modern weapons cause to other creatures. FIND SOLUTIONS JUST LIKE THE BOOK SAYS! Humans are supposed to be inventive. INVENT, DAMN YOU!!

The world needs TV shows that DEVELOP solutions to the problems that humans are causing, not stupify the people into destroying the world. Not encouraging them to breed more environmentally harmful humans.

Saving the environment and the remaning species diversity of the planet is now your mindset. Nothing is more important than saving them. The Lions, Tigers, Giraffes, Elephants, Froggies, Turtles, Apes, Raccoons, Beetles, Ants, Sharks, Bears, and, of course, the Squirrels.

The humans? The planet does not need humans.

You MUST KNOW the human population is behind all the pollution and problems in the world, and YET you encourage the exact opposite instead of discouraging human growth and procreation. Surely you MUST ALREADY KNOW this!

I want Discovery Communications to broadcast on their channels to the world their new program lineup and I want proof they are doing so. I want the new shows started by asking the public for inventive solution ideas to save the planet and the remaining wildlife on it.

These are the demands and sayings of Lee.”

It’s easy to see that ungrounded and violently misanthropic strains of environmental alarmism are especially bad for society.  Turning policy areas into ‘crisis’ areas may be useful for winning elections, but not for conducting rational debates.

9 thoughts on “Crazed environmentalist takes hostages at Discovery Channel HQ

  1. ___0_ Reply

    "Turning policy areas into ‘crisis’ areas may be useful for winning elections, but not for conducting rational debates."

    Agreed, this is clearly evident in the ongoing right-wing hysteria over immigration, islam, economic policy, health care, etc.

    • crdaily Reply

      Considering it's right-wing members of Congress who consistently vote to increase legal immigration (check our September issue on our website), I don't think there's a 'right-wing hysteria' over immigration.

      • ___0_

        Ha ha, you're kidding, right? Maybe you don't pay attention to the news?

      • ___0_

        I don't watch TV, and I still can't believe that your only counterargument to the existence of right wing hysteria over immigration is that some GOP members of congress voted to increase legal immigration. Here's one example of right wing hysteria: the widespread belief that illegal immigrants have contributed to an explosion of violent crime in US border states (viz Jan Brewer's lie about beheadings in the AZ desert). Violent crime in border states has actually been declining for years.

      • zdexter

        What does the state crime rate have to do with drug-related violence? And what does that have to do with people trying to come across and get a job?

        The hysteria over immigration is on the left, which consistently votes to cap H1B, Y1 and other visas, to send science PhDs back to India, and to cap temporary worker programs. The right is primarily concerned with jobs… which happen when policies allow the free exchange of people, goods and services across borders.

  2. jrmath Reply

    This is interesting. I actually recently just read Daniel Quinn's novel "Ishmael" (it was given to me by a student). It does make you think a bit… It also more or less justifies the savagery of the native Americans.

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    "What does the state crime rate have to do with drug-related violence? And what does that have to do with people trying to come across and get a job?"

    I don't know, ask Tom Tancredo or Lou Dobbs or Steve Sailer. Maybe you define "right wing" as somehow excluding nativists and white supremacists? I can't think of any other way to say that there's no hysteria over immigration on the right.

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